Lawrence Webster Forrest (LWF), Fire Engineering and Fire Risk Management Consultants
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Lawrence Webster Forrest
Legion House
Lower Road
Kenley
Surrey
CR8 5NH

Tel: +44 (0)20 8668 8663 Fax: +44 (0)20 8668 8583
E-mail: fire@lwf.co.uk

Client List

Fire Consultancy services have been provided to the following selection of Client organisations:-


Professional Practice Sector

Aukett Associates Bernard Williams Associates Bouygues (UK) Ltd
Sanderson WeatherallSweett E.C. Harris 
Gardiner & Theobald GVA Jestico Whiles
JLL Knight Frank Land Securities
Trident Building Consultancy MACE McBain Cooper
Faber Mansell Derwent LondonPurcell
Trident

Commercial Sector

Aberdeen Asset Managers Airtours Holidays Ltd BUPA Care Homes
Chase  Kleinwort Benson Friends Ivory Sime
United News & Media Plc Helical Bar plcLasmo
JBICJewish Care London Underground
Derwent LondonMars Pension FundScottish Widows
P&ORio TintoUBS Asset Management





Heritage Sector

Cabinet War Rooms English Heritage Historic Royal Palaces Agency
Hon Society of the Inner Temple Imperial War Museum Palace of Westminster
Royal Household Sir John Soames Museum The Bank of England
The British Library The British Museum The National Gallery
The Natural History Museum    

Education Sector

Eton College Girton College Gonville & Caius College
Guildhall University King Edward School Kings College
London University Marlborough School Middlesex University
University of Cambridge University of East London University of Surrey

Industrial Sector

Amylum (UK) Ltd Bowater Industries Plc British Petroleum Plc
G E Lighting Ltd Quest International Sara Lee Household Products Limited
GSK UKUnilever LtdWhitbread 

Retail Sector

Argos Brunel Shopping Centre Chelsea Harbour ­London
Hermes J Sainburys Plc John Lewis Partnership
Kings Walk Mall - London The Bull Ring McDonalds Restaurants
Northern Upholstery Selfridges Vicarage Field Shopping Centre

Healthcare Sector

Barnet Healthcare NHS Trust City & Hackney NHS Trust East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Haringey Healthcare NHS Trust Imperial Cancer Research Fund Kings College Hospital NHS Trust
Mid Essex NHS Trust Mid Sussex NHS Trust National Asthma Campaign
Newham Healthcare NHS Trust Royal Berkshire & Battle NHS Trust Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Tower Hamlets NHS Trust  

Authority Based Sector

Bracknell Forest Borough Council Braintree District Council Brighton & Hove Borough Council
Dept for Culture Media & Sport Greenwich Council L.B. Hammersmith & Fulham
London Borough of Ealing London Borough of Richmond London Borough of Southwark
London Borough of Tower Hamlet NAFFI Reading Borough Council
Royal Borough Kensington & Chelsea Southend Council Welsh Development Agency

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FIRE SAFETY BLOGS

  • Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment - Firefighting - Part 14

    In LWFs fire safety engineering blog series for Architects and others in the building design business, we have begun to look at firefighting. In part 13, we began to look at how firefighting can be undertaken by the occupiers of a building if a fire starts. The use of portable fire extinguishers was discussed along with relevant training was discussed. In part 14, the provision of hose reels and the standards involved will be covered.

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  • Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises - External Fire Spread - Part 48

    In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, the aim is to give information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 47 of this series, LWF took a look at the use of sprinkler protection in healthcare venues and in part 48, we begin to discuss the potential for external fire spread and what precautions should be taken to avoid it.It should be borne in mind that we...

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  • Facilities Management & Fire Safety - Fire Safety Engineering & the Prescriptive Approach - Part 5

    In LWFs blog series for those who work in facilities management or who have an interest in or responsibility for fire safety, we have been looking at the term ‘Fire Safety Engineering’ and what it involves. In part 4 of the series, we began to look at the differences between fire prevention and safety based on prescriptive codes and fire safety engineering. In part 5, we will continue from that point by looking at the...

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  • Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment - Firefighting - Part 13

    In LWF’s fire engineering blog series for architects and others in the building design business, we began discussing firefighting. In part 12, an overview of the term and its meaning before looking at the method of firefighting, namely the strategy, tactics and operations of the Fire Service in the UK and equivalent organisations in other parts of the world. In part 13, we look at firefighting by occupiers of a building.Firefighting undertaken by occupiers...

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  • Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises - Sprinklers - Part 47

    In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, the aim is to give information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 46 of this series, we looked at the tank arrangement for sprinkler systems and how each pump should be arranged to draw water from either tank, so that any one tank or pump can be isolated. In part 47, we continue from that point on the subject of...

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Case Studies

The Wohl Neuroscience Institute - Fire Safety, Strategy & Engineering
Key Facts: Client: King’s Clinical Neuroscience Institute Project Manager: MACE Ltd Designers: Devereux Architects/Allies and Morrison Approximate Size: 7,400m2 Description of the Project:...

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General Bulletins

Fire - The External Risk
When we consider fire safety, our focus is normally from within, what can we do to prevent the occurrence of fire and how we can limit its damage.  Whilst this is the correct stance to take, we m...

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Technical Bulletins

Evacuation Modelling - Factor in Human Behaviour
Evacuation of buildings can be analyzed in different ways. Approved Document B (ADB) which provides guidance on meeting the requirements of the England and Wales Building Regulations with regard to fi...

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